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'''Adelina Patti''' (10 February 184327 September 1919)Her birth date is sometimes given as 19 February 1843. According to this newspaper report, an entry in the Madrid baptisms book No. 43, p. 153, showed that Patti was born in the afternoon of 10 February 1843. [ ''The Indianapolis journal'', 7 April 1901, p. 14, col. 4] ('Musical Notes') was an Italian-French 19th-century opera singer, earning huge fees at the height of her career in the music capitals of Europe and America. She first sang in public as a child in 1851, and gave her last performance before an audience in 1914. Along with her near contemporaries Jenny Lind and Thérèse Tietjens, Patti remains one of the most famous sopranos in history, owing to the purity and beauty of her lyrical voice and the unmatched quality of her ''bel canto'' technique. The composer...
Birth date{{birth date|df=y|1843|2|10}}
Birth placeMadrid, Spain
Death date{{death date and age|df=y|1919|9|27|1843|2|10}}
Death placeCraig-y-Nos Castle, Wales
GenreOpera, Traditional music
OccupationColoratura soprano
LabelGramophone and Typewriter Company
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